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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-21-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 13,982
Posted By Skippii
Apparently Downieville is not the best place to...

Apparently Downieville is not the best place to try riding Singletrack for the first time in my life.
I was expecting something more like a tight narrow track through the forest.
Instead, here's...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-20-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 29,505
Views: 1,630,213
Posted By Skippii
Apparently Downieville is not the best place to...

Apparently Downieville is not the best place to try riding Singletrack for the first time in my life.
I was expecting something more like a narrow track through the forest.
Here's what those guys...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-18-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 13,982
Posted By Skippii
I MIGHT make the dinner at 7. Not in the right...

I MIGHT make the dinner at 7. Not in the right state yet.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-16-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 13,982
Posted By Skippii
Yeah, still riding the TAT, but will skip Nevada...

Yeah, still riding the TAT, but will skip Nevada and ride through to Downie, then head south to vegas and back up to where the TAT starts in Nevada to ride it. At least, that's the current plan. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-13-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 13,982
Posted By Skippii
Anyone know GPS coordinates for the campsite? I'm...

Anyone know GPS coordinates for the campsite? I'm in the same mentality as the guys who just need a little patch of grass to pitch a tent. I don't need much!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-13-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 13,982
Posted By Skippii
I'm over halfway there, in Denver! It looks...

I'm over halfway there, in Denver!
It looks like I'm actually going to be coming straight in from nevada now, instead of up death valley to San Fransisco. I'm thinking about buying new tires in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-13-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 29,505
Views: 1,630,213
Posted By Skippii
Hmm... that concerns me. I'm heading to Mosquito...

Hmm... that concerns me. I'm heading to Mosquito pass tomorrow which will be quite high.
I was afraid I had a leak or something when I hit reserve at 65 miles, but nothing that I can detect.
I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-13-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 29,505
Views: 1,630,213
Posted By Skippii
About 45 miles behind me, one 20 mile in front of...

About 45 miles behind me, one 20 mile in front of me. Makes me a little nervous, since my gas mileage has dropped to 21mpg up here are almost 5,000 feet.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-13-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 29,505
Views: 1,630,213
Posted By Skippii
Hey guys, which way is gas? And...uh... life? ...

Hey guys, which way is gas? And...uh... life?
Sometimes I get a little nervous that I'm doing this alone.
http://www.skippii.com/TAT/pics/empty.jpg
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 07-01-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,178
Sticky: TetS
Views: 102,784
Posted By Skippii
Got the .Doc. Thanks!

Got the .Doc. Thanks!
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 07-01-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1,370
Sticky: Tet
Views: 128,659
Posted By Skippii
Got the PDF! Can't wait to try it!

Got the PDF! Can't wait to try it!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-29-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 13,982
Posted By Skippii
Wow! Thanks for taking the time to share all that!

Wow! Thanks for taking the time to share all that!
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 06-27-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 1,370
Sticky: Tet
Views: 128,659
Posted By Skippii
I think this will make an excellent route to...

I think this will make an excellent route to bring me home after I ride the TAT west, other trails east, the TWAT towards Canada, and then back to New England! Form submitted!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 13,982
Posted By Skippii
Also: any dirt route suggestions from San...

Also: any dirt route suggestions from San Fransico to Gold Lake?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 13,982
Posted By Skippii
Thanks! That sounds awesome. If I do that, I will...

Thanks! That sounds awesome. If I do that, I will blast "Them" and "Abigail" on my mp3 player in your honor!

Someone else suggested that I go farther west and then take Highway 1 all the way up...
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,299
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 277,442
Posted By Skippii
This guy is my hero.

This guy is my hero.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-24-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 29,505
Views: 1,630,213
Posted By Skippii
I'm thinking about cancelling the campout this...

I'm thinking about cancelling the campout this weekend.
Got a bunch of stuff still to do, and I just don't want to start my vacation stressed. I'd rather take my time and head out a day later. But...
Forum: The Garage 06-23-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,299
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 277,442
Posted By Skippii
I adhere to the principals of a rat bike in both...

I adhere to the principals of a rat bike in both form AND function!

Everything about that bike was made as a joke.
Forum: The Garage 06-22-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1,299
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 277,442
Posted By Skippii
Note to self: If you have a big button or switch...

Note to self: If you have a big button or switch on your motorcycle with the function "Make motorcycle crash into the nearest wall," tell people what it does before they let their 6-year old sit on...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 06-21-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By Skippii
Is this dirt, gravel, singletrack, etc?

Is this dirt, gravel, singletrack, etc?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-21-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 985
Posted By Skippii
I just got that as well. Don't know what's...

I just got that as well.
Don't know what's going on, but if the bridges are really out, I think I'm going to find another route!
I think I'm going to break off from the trail and go to Las Vegas...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-21-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 13,982
Posted By Skippii
I'll be on a DRZ400. I'm doing the TAT, but...

I'll be on a DRZ400. I'm doing the TAT, but taking a couple detours. I just heard that a lot of the western TAT, from Nevada to Oregon, is impassable due to roads closed due to Forest Fires and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-21-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 29,505
Views: 1,630,213
Posted By Skippii
Wow, thanks for the update! Huh. I was actually...

Wow, thanks for the update!
Huh. I was actually worried that my planned detour in Nevada to visit my friend in Las Vegas and go North again through California would make me miss too much of the good...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-21-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 29,505
Views: 1,630,213
Posted By Skippii
Seems like it would have been a better use of...

Seems like it would have been a better use of time/money to put the dirt mounds in the washout rather than using them to block cars.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-18-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By Skippii
I would totally do this if I wasn't busy...

I would totally do this if I wasn't busy preparing to leave on my cross country milkshake tasting ride next week.
I'm totally serious.
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 23,677
Views: 3,964,264
Posted By Skippii
Polyethylene tanks can not be painted because...

Polyethylene tanks can not be painted because they are permeable to gasoline vapors. All paint, and even stickers and decals, will soon start to bubble up.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-17-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Skippii
The Blue Ridge Trail goes right through there. ...

The Blue Ridge Trail goes right through there.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=632804
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-17-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 29,505
Views: 1,630,213
Posted By Skippii
I keep going back and forth on the plan. My last...

I keep going back and forth on the plan. My last day of work is Thursday, but there's a lot of stuff I have to do and loose ends that need to be tied up, and that might take all of Friday, in which...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-17-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By Skippii
The Cat Herders are (Probably...we earned that...

The Cat Herders are (Probably...we earned that name) going to have a campout and ride on the 28th on the border of WV and Va.

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24410090&postcount=29231
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 23,677
Views: 3,964,264
Posted By Skippii
I just got the 4.0 gallon IMS tank for my 2007...

I just got the 4.0 gallon IMS tank for my 2007 DRz 400S.
It did not come with any mounting hardware except for these two L-brackets.

http://skippii.com/pics/tech/IMStank.JPG

I have no idea...
Forum: The Garage 06-16-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,066
Posted By Skippii
I disconnect the ECU and RR on my Ninjas. I don't...

I disconnect the ECU and RR on my Ninjas. I don't think there are any other semiconductor parts on them.
I should have removed my freshly oiled and volatile air filter pods. Learned that one the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-16-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 29,505
Views: 1,630,213
Posted By Skippii
It sounds like there are a few people interested,...

It sounds like there are a few people interested, so it sounds like the Skidmore Campsite would work best, as that's the largest one. It's also nice because that was the location of the first...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-16-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 29,505
Views: 1,630,213
Posted By Skippii
You might be surprised... A lot of telsa coil...

You might be surprised... A lot of telsa coil hobbyists wear chain mail and chicken wire over their face to play. http://tb3.com/tesla/mol/ct/50816540.jpg

Obviously there's a big difference in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-16-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 29,505
Views: 1,630,213
Posted By Skippii
http://www.nytimes.com/1999/10/28/world/death-by-w...

http://www.nytimes.com/1999/10/28/world/death-by-wired-bras.html
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-16-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 13,982
Posted By Skippii
Think about how much gas would cost if I...

Think about how much gas would cost if I trailered it in!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-15-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 29,505
Views: 1,630,213
Posted By Skippii
I haven't even started with things carry - just...

I haven't even started with things carry - just focusing on farkles for the bike right now!
I will have a substantial tool kit and spare parts with me, though.
I will say that I hadn't thought...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-15-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 29,505
Views: 1,630,213
Posted By Skippii
Yeah... The tat, and then some. :D I'm...

Yeah... The tat, and then some. :D

I'm assuming that after 4 weeks of riding the TAT, I'll want to switch to riding singletrack stuff along the west coast... but we'll have to see if I change my...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-15-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,586
Posted By Skippii
Thanks for the advice. I keep reading about...

Thanks for the advice.

I keep reading about "Unlock" codes for the streetpilots. What do they unlock? Is it just for Garmin's maps - and if so, can you just use OSM maps if you get a used one...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-14-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 13,982
Posted By Skippii
I'll be riding in from Virginia. Not sure what...

I'll be riding in from Virginia. Not sure what day I'll arrive - depends on weather, etc. I've got several years of offroad riding, but have never done singletrack before - but have always wanted to....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-14-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 29,505
Views: 1,630,213
Posted By Skippii
So, I ordered a couple things some stuff for my...

So, I ordered a couple things some stuff for my trip.
http://skippii.com/pics/TAT/TATparts.JPG

New gloves
New pants
TAT Maps
MSR handguards
Case Gaurds
Richochet Skid Plate
IMS Tank
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